August, 1926, Friday 20

Slept out till late in the morning. Got through my school-work in patches during the morning. After dinner I called up to Timmie Leary’s house and we went for a walk. We saw a good few rabbits, but didn’t go after them. All the Leary…

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August, 1926, Saturday 21

Was in time for Mass this morning. After breakfast Timmie got a bicycle, I got Fr. Pat’s, and we went off to see Togher Castle. It was a pretty long spin, but we had blackberries on the way. It is a fine castle, but all…

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August, 1926, Tuesday 24

Read in paper that there is another revolution in Greece, and General Pangalos has been kicked out by another general. Always disturbances in the Balkan Peninsula. The Census results of Free State have been published. Population of Ireland has decreased from 4,390,000 of 1911 to…

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August, 1926, Wednesday 25

Worked this morning and accompanied Fr. Pat on a sick call to Togher. Had a fine spin, and I drove all the way back together with a good spin while waiting for the household to prepare for Fr. Pat’s visit. After dinner, while Fr. Pat…

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